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How can i best take care of alcohol withdrawal symptoms if you have hepatitis?

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Dr. Michael Blumenfield
Psychiatry 57 years experience
With M.D. supervion: Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can be serious. They can include life threatening seizures. The withdrawal should be done under medical supervision and may include a temporary use of benzodiazepines. Sometimes the withdrawal process is done in the hospital. It is particularly important to undergo this withdrawal process since the use of alcohol in the presence of hepatitis is very dangerous.

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A 29-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for alcohol withdrawal symptoms to start?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
2-7 days: Alcohol withdrawal may start as early as the day following your drink, but usually bad withdrawal, called dts (delirium tremens) takes to 2-7 days to take effect. In most cases 2-4 days will be the usual latency.

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